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  1. Upgrade Root Site Collection to Modern Templates

    I would like to be able to upgrade the root site collection to the modern Communication Site w/ topic template. It is also not possible to provision a new root site collection from the new SharePoint admin center.

    35 votes

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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Expansion of the number of restricting domains for external sharing

    According to the below knowledgebase, 120 domains in maximum can be set to allow or block sharing domain list at the tenant level, and 60 domains at the site-collection level.
    I hope it could be expanded or unlimited the number of domains.

    “Restricted domains sharing in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business”: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Restricted-domains-sharing-in-SharePoint-Online-and-OneDrive-for-Business-5d7589cd-0997-4a00-a2ba-2320ec49c4e9?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    35 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Stop pushing SharePoint updates via Windows Update

    We all know the poor track record of SharePoint updates (security and non-security) when it comes to quality, still the updates are pushed via Windows Update causing all kinds of issues on on-premises farms.

    Most common scenario is that IT doesn't really understand SharePoint, so they allow updates via WSUS (or just install them directly) to one or all servers of the farm, causing all kinds of "by-design" issues, as SharePoint Config Wizard needs to be executed to get the farm working properly again, OR the patch first needs to be installed on all SharePoint servers to make it work…

    35 votes

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    6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Adjust the SharePoint Srvr licensing model (& its requirements) to be compatible with making available an ISV product on SaaS business model

    The current licensing model isn't friendly at all if you're thinking on making your SharePoint product available as a Cloud SaaS.

    To go Cloud, this must needed change must occur so that the SharePoint (and its ecosystem required products) licensing model to fit well with SaaS business models without an obscene entry cost in licensing that crushes your initial investment as an ISV.

    We have this product that we developed, and it requires SharePoint Server.

    We’ve been considering for some time now the possibility of making our product also available as a SaaS.

    However, as SharePoint Server is a requirement…

    35 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Change default Site Members Edit rights back to Contribute

    There is a fundamental flaw in the permissions model in modern SharePoint team sites and Microsoft Teams. Site Members have been given Edit rights which allows them to delete or edit apps on the site. That is the role of the Site Owner. The Site Members must be given Contribute rights, (like it was in SharePoint 2010).

    34 votes

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  6. Need to simply open html files on SharePoint Online

    In SharePoint server, we can set Browser File Handling to Permissive in order to have the user's browser simply open an html file that appears in a document library. We need to be able to accomplish this functionality in Office 365/SharePoint Online.

    34 votes

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  7. Increase SharePoint Calendar Overlay more than 10

    Can you allow more than 10 calendar overlay in SharePoint to integrate on 1 master calendar?

    34 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Stop column formula references using internal names causing references to break when columns are published.

    Stop using internal names in the background when referencing site columns in formulas. If the display name of a referenced site column is different from the internal name and it contains spaces, the formula will use the internal name when added to a list/library causing an error. When the calculated column is published from the CTHUB it also breaks the formula as the referenced column doesn't exist wit the same name on other site collections.

    33 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. About Expansion of the number of restricting domains for external sharing

    According to the following knowledge base, you can configure up to 1000 domains to allow or block sharing of the domain list at the tenant level.
    We hope that you can expand the number of domains that can be registered and make the number of domains unlimited

    "Domain sharing restricted by SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business":
    https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/sharepoint/restricted-domains-sharing

    33 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Display sites created by Teams in SPO admin center

    The SharePoint sites created to support Teams should really be displayed in the SharePoint admin center since they are sites in SharePoint. Indicating they are used by a Team would be good as well to differentiate them from "normal" site collections. It's hard to keep track of the SPO footprint without being able to see the Teams sites.

    32 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Create Site for any Domain owned

    You are limited to the first domain name registered for all sites. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Can-t-rename-team-site-on-Office-365-576325ad-8c40-4fe8-8a63-68c3b7d536cf?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
    You should be able to create a new site or migrate the domain name to a new name without having to delete your entire Exchange and SharePoint data and creating anew account

    32 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Implement the feature to check the number of view by item unit.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):アイテム単位での閲覧数の確認について

    Implement the feature to check the number of view by item unit.

    ■Description_JP (内容):アイテム単位での閲覧数を確認したいが、Office 365 監査ログ レポートにて、アイテム単位での閲覧数の出力が出来ません。そのため、Office 365 監査ログ レポートにて、アイテム単位での閲覧数を出力する機能の実装を希望します。
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    I want to check the number of viewing by item unit, but I am currently unable to output it by using Office 365 audit log report. Therefore, I hope the feature will be implemented to output the number of view per item.

    31 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Feature for disabling download in all Non-Microsoft Office files such as PDF, jpg, etc

    When giving View Only permission from an External User, I would like to have a feature that would prevent external users from downloading files such as PDF, jpg, etc.

    30 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Factory Reset for SharePoint root Site collection

    Would like to have a way to restore my SharePoint online root site to a "Factory Default" clean site collection.

    We have tenants where we dev/demo/play and in certain cases we would like to wipe what we did and restart from scratch.

    Just deleting the root site collection causes errors.

    30 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. SharePoint and SharePoint Online Change Log

    I'd like to see a change log to SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online and of course the rest of the services/servers.

    What I have in mind is a chronological, grouped by CU/PU/SP for on-premises versions and by date for the services, change log with all the changes to API's, PowerShell cmdlets and features. Very much like the Office Roadmap.

    For instance in the July SharePoint CU we have a new addition to the cmdlets that allows us to bypass the search protocol handlers. In August we had a security update that change the EnableScript for Ribbon buttons added by apps…

    30 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Change Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

    Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

    29 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Taxonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Set users to follow specific sites in Sharepoint Online by default or with Powershell

    I would like to set users to follow specific sites. The idea is to follow Company newsfeed and Department newsfeed by default if new users are set up. I found out SharePoint 2013 is a way to set users to follow sites - but there is no refering commandlet for SharePoint Online.

    29 votes

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    2 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Prevent users from creating new folders in the root of a document library but still be able to create subfolders within existing folders

    Each department has their own folder - Marketing, Sales, etc.

    There is no supported way to restrict users from creating new files or folders in the root of a document library.

    28 votes

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    6 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Default domain URL

    Would be nice if we could change SharePoint default domain. For this costumer the site is named planexscan, but the costumers primary domain is plsdk.com. Think you should make it possible to change.

    28 votes

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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Improve the solution for changing the order of User Profile properties

    Develop a robust solution for the colossal frustration that is manually changing the order of User Profile properties in SharePoint Online. Ideally the UI would be improved and a CSOM method would be provided for more complex / bulk operations.

    28 votes

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